Amazon.com have announced the dates for their annual Christmas selling restrictions in the Toys & Games category.
From the 16th September 2009, they will stop accepting new sellers in the Toys & Games category and from the 16th November. Existing sellers who do not meet their performance criteria will not be able to sell in Toys & Games again until the first week of January 2010.
Starting on 16th November Amazon will also be monitoring the performance and listings of all sellers who are approved to sell in Toys & Games and reserve the right to cancel listings, suspend accounts and prohibit the selling of specific products during the holiday season to maintain a seller platform that is safe for buyers.
The restrictions only apply to toys and games and sellers will be able to continue selling in other categories as normal.